01 Dec. 1982
Financial and Economic Data Relating to NATO Defence
Defence Expenditures of NATO Countries (1949-1982)
Press Release M-DPC-2(82) 24
Issued on 01 Dec. 1982
NATO publishes an annual compendium of financial, personnel and economic data for all member countries. Since 1963, this report has formed a consistent basis of comparison of the defence effort of Alliance members based on a common definition of defence expenditure.